The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 79 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 6 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.57% 1.41% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 3.31% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 14
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
328 513 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.09% 42.43% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 287 478 349
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Salary Trend in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 6 £32,500 +14.03%
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) QA
5 6 (24.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
5 6 (24.00%) Spring.NET
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (24.00%) MSTest
5 6 (24.00%) MVVM
5 6 (24.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (24.00%) Moq
5 6 (24.00%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (24.00%) Ninject
5 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (24.00%) GIS
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) WinForms
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) NUnit

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) MSTest
2 6 (24.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (24.00%) Moq
2 6 (24.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) WCF
1 6 (24.00%) Spring.NET
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (24.00%) Castle Windsor
1 6 (24.00%) Ninject
1 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
1 6 (24.00%) WinForms
1 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (24.00%) GIS
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (24.00%) Kanban
1 6 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (24.00%) MVVM
1 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
1 6 (24.00%) Scrum
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) TDD
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) VB
2 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft